Definitions for cat

Definitions for (noun) cat

Main entry: CT, computerized axial tomography, computerized tomography, computed axial tomography, computed tomography, CAT

Definition: a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis

Main entry: cat, true cat

Definition: feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats

Main entry: cat, big cat

Definition: any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild

Main entry: cat, Caterpillar

Definition: a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work

Main entry: cat, cat-o'-nine-tails

Definition: a whip with nine knotted cords

Usage: British sailors feared the cat

Main entry: kat, khat, cat, Arabian tea, African tea, quat, qat

Definition: the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant

Usage: in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults

Main entry: cat

Definition: a spiteful woman gossip

Usage: what a cat she is!

Main entry: guy, hombre, bozo, cat

Definition: an informal term for a youth or man

Usage: a nice guy; the guy's only doing it for some doll

Definitions for (verb) cat

Main entry: upchuck, vomit, vomit up, retch, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, cast, cat, chuck, sick, spew, spue, throw up, barf, be sick, disgorge, honk

Definition: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Usage: After drinking too much, the students vomited; He purged continuously; The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

Main entry: cat

Definition: beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails

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